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2019-05-27 Home Front: Politix
Trump’s Targeting of Intelligence Agencies Gains a Harder Edge
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Posted by Fred 2019-05-27 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [353 views ]  Top

#1 The White House said a month later that the president was ordering the revocation of Mr. Brennan’s clearance. But the White House never followed through with the complex bureaucratic work it would have taken to strip the clearance, according to a person familiar with the process.

"Complex bureaucratic work".... total nonsense! Brennan's continued access is a clear indication of who is really in charge.

I'd wager the Hildebeest and Kerry still hold clearances.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-27 09:43||   2019-05-27 09:43|| Front Page Top

#2 a clear indication of who is really in charge.

I don't know about that, but it is a bargaining chip. Whether it's a good one or worth the cost of allowing it to continue, that is the question.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-05-27 10:06||   2019-05-27 10:06|| Front Page Top

#3 Here is one of the problems with permitting this fellow to retains his access:

Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

The sitting Director should be the voice briefing members of congress, dem or pub.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-27 10:19||   2019-05-27 10:19|| Front Page Top

#4 Brennan will tell them what they want to hear, so they can "Harumph!" in concert
Posted by Frank G 2019-05-27 10:23||   2019-05-27 10:23|| Front Page Top

#5 As The Clash said - Give 'em enough rope...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-05-27 10:25||   2019-05-27 10:25|| Front Page Top

#6 Once out of a position you should lose your clearance. What is the justification for continued clearance?
Posted by rjschwarz 2019-05-27 10:31||   2019-05-27 10:31|| Front Page Top

#7 Where is Brennan's "need to know"? There isn't any. So debrief him and "move on".

Same goes for Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell, or any other former office or rank holders regardless of party or position.
Posted by Injun Bucket8891 2019-05-27 16:21||   2019-05-27 16:21|| Front Page Top

#8 Just a guess, but I suspect Brennan has been hired (unreported) as a mentor or adviser, by some beltway defense contractor who is holding his clearance.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-27 17:18||   2019-05-27 17:18|| Front Page Top

#9 IMHO, Brennan ought to be in the Graybar Hotel.

It's the NYTs.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-05-27 17:55||   2019-05-27 17:55|| Front Page Top

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